Leslie’s (LESL) Gets a Hold from Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley analyst Simeon Gutman maintained a Hold rating on Leslie’s (LESLResearch Report) today and set a price target of $15.00. The company’s shares opened today at $14.93.

Gutman covers the Consumer Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as Best Buy Co, Walmart, and Williams-Sonoma. According to TipRanks, Gutman has an average return of -0.7% and a 57.01% success rate on recommended stocks.

In addition to Morgan Stanley, Leslie’s also received a Hold from Telsey Advisory’s Dana Telsey in a report issued today. However, on the same day, Bank of America Securities maintained a Buy rating on Leslie’s (NASDAQ: LESL).

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The company has a one-year high of $25.73 and a one-year low of $13.65. Currently, Leslie’s has an average volume of 2.15M.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 9 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock. This means that over the past quarter there has been an increase of insiders selling their shares of LESL in relation to earlier this year.

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Leslies Inc is a direct-to-consumer pool and spa care brand offering a comprehensive assortment of more than 30,000 products across chemicals, equipment and parts, cleaning and maintenance equipment, and safety, recreational, and fitness related products. The company offers its products and services for Residential Pool, Residential Spa, Professional Pool, and Commercial Pool consumers.

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